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GT Gazebo Tie

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GT2Z: Connects 2x rafter and top plate to post in six-sided gazebo. Adds strength and rigidity to 3-way connection.

GT6Z: Connects six 2x rafters at top of six-sided gazebo.

GT8Z: Connects eight 2x rafters at top of eight-sided gazebo.

GTFZ: Connects bottom 2x rim joists to post in six-sided gazebo. Allows installation over post base for adjustable height of rim joists.

Material

  • GT6Z, GT8Z — 18 gauge; GT2Z, GTFZ — 16 gauge

Finish

  • ZMAX® only; see Corrosion Information

Installation

  • GT2 Installation: 12 each 10d x1 1/2" nails (galvanized).
  • GT6 Installation: Use two GT6Z connectors with one above and one below rafters. Use 18 each 10 x1 1/2" nails or 18 each #8 x1 1/4 screws (galvanized).
  • GT8Z Installation: Use two GT8Z connectors with one above and one below rafters. Use 24 each Simpson Strong-Tie N10 (0.148" x 1 1/2") hot-dip galvanized nails or 24 each SD9112 (0.131" x1 1/2") Strong-Drive® screws.
  • GTF Installation:
    • Post: (10) 16d nails
    • Rail: (10) 10d x1 1/2" nails (galvanized)

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Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
GT2Z
GT2Z Front View
DWG DXF
GT2Z Right View
DWG DXF
GT2Z Top View
DWG DXF
None
GT6Z
GT6Z Front View
DWG DXF
GT6Z Top View
DWG DXF
None
GT8ZNone None
GTFZ
GTFZ Top View
DWG DXF
None